Entrance Hall

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Entrance Hall

Test your knowledge about Monticello's Entrance Hall!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Bighorn Sheep

    • B. 

      Mountain Goat

    • C. 

      American Blackbelly Sheep

    • D. 

      Ibex

  • 4. 
    This map (which is a reproduction) was originally made by Aaron Arrowsmith in what year?
  • 5. 
    This buffalo hide depicts which river and its tributaries?
    • A. 

      Shenandoah

    • B. 

      Missouri

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Lamentation of Christ

    • B. 

      The Penitent Jesus

    • C. 

      Jesus in the Praetorium

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    This lower jawbone is from what animal?
  • 8. 
    The upper and lower jawbone fossils in the Entrance Hall were found where in Kentucky by William Clark?
  • 9. 
    This marble statue shows the reclining figure of ___________________ .
    • A. 

      Ariadne

    • B. 

      Cleopatra

    • C. 

      Vesta

    • D. 

      Diana

  • 10. 
    This bust is of __________________________ .
  • 11. 
    This engraving of "The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, July 4th, 1776" is after a painting by John Trumbull. Who executed this engraving?
    • A. 

      Thomas Sully

    • B. 

      Asher Durand

    • C. 

      Thomas Cole

    • D. 

      Gilbert Stuart

  • 12. 
    This Eagle and Stars plaster relief, found on the ceiling of the Entrance Hall, is original.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Thomas Jefferson's father, Peter Jefferson, helped make this early map of Virginia and Maryland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      14 weights: 6 on the running side, 8 on the striking side

    • B. 

      16 weights: 8 on each side

    • C. 

      14 weights: 5 on the running side, 9 on the striking side

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    This portrait was painted by _________________ and shows what Jefferson looked like during his retirement years.
  • 16. 
    This bust is of ________________, a French economist.
  • 17. 
    This is a bust of ____________________, a French philosopher.
  • 18. 
    This painting, which was owned by Jefferson, is titled:
    • A. 

      Saint Luke in Meditation

    • B. 

      Saint Luke in Penitence

    • C. 

      Saint Jerome Reading

    • D. 

      Saint Jerome in Meditation

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      A gong from China

    • B. 

      A bell made by slaves on Mulberry Row

    • C. 

      A chime rod that is struck by a small hammer

  • 20. 
    These Native American sculptures were sent to Jefferson by Morgan Brown. Where were they found?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Mississippi